PRAYER

Praying with Power – Part 1

James 5:13-18

Definition of Prayer: God’s given method through which we intimately communicate with Him, humbling ourselves
before Him, conforming our heart to His and advancing His Kingdom plan.

1.  Powerful prayer is a  PERSONAL PRIORITY.          Vs. 13

2.  Powerful prayer is a HUMBLE PURSUIT.               vs.14-16a

3.  Powerful prayer is PRIVILEGED PRACTICE.            vs.16b

Roadblocks to powerful prayer:

·  APATHETIC ATTITUDE

·  WILLFUL DISOBEDIENCE

·  SELF RELIANCE

·  UNJUST LIVING

Qualifications for powerful prayer:

·  A RIGHTEOUS life: Living in POSITION not PERFECTION

“Elijah was a man just like us.”       vs.17a